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1973 42 ft

$ 325,000
Pompano Beach, FL, US


JENNIE PIE is a classic Merritt sportfisherman, re-powered with 2001 Cummins 450 C diesels. Many systems renewed and/or replaced, numerous updates made mechanically and cosmetically during 2014 refit. 


Price $ 325,000 USD
Year 1973
Length Overall 42 ft
Draft 3.67 ft (Max)
Beam 13.17 ft
Location Pompano Beach, FL, US
Hull Material Wood


Engine 1
Engine Location Port
Power 450|horsepower
Fuel diesel
Hours 3400
Engine Make Cummins
Engine Model Diamond Series 450C
Model Inboard
Engine Year 2001
Engine 2
Engine Location Starboard
Power 450|horsepower
Fuel diesel
Hours 3400
Engine Make Cummins
Engine Model Diamond Series 450C
Model Inboard
Engine Year 2001

Additional Information

Vessel Overview

This classic 42' Merritt has been re-powered,  refit, and updated.

Below decks layout features a V-berth stateroom forward, head and shower, and galley down. Main cabin features salon and dinette. Plenty of storage space!

Flybridge and tower controls, tuna tower, Murray Bros., fighting chair in the cockpit, updated electronics - JENNIE PIE is ready to go.

  • Updated custom decor
  • Custom headliner with recessed lighting
  • Teak overhead hand rail
  • Custom teak valance boards with indirect lighting ports
  • Custom window treatments
  • Teak cabinetry with satin finish
  • Ample storage
  • 110V outlets
  • Dimmer switches
  • L-shaped sofa with storage
  • Carpet
  • Teak and holly at entry
  • Main electrical breaker panel
  • Samsung flat screen TV
  • DirecTV receiver
  • New 2018 Fusion with JL Audio 600W Amplifier and Speakers, Sirius XM Antenna
  • NEW 2018 Salon Overhead LED Lights
  • ICOM IC-M56 VHF radio
  • ICOM SSB radio
  • 12V cell phone charger outlet
  • Qualcom Globalstar SAT phone
  • Cruisair reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Galley is down, 3 steps from Salon
  • Custom headliner with recessed lighting
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Teak cabinetry with satin finish
  • Custom roll away storage doors
  • Teak & holly sole
  • 110V outlets
  • Dimmer switches
  • Ample storage
  • Indirect lighting
  • Carpeted access steps
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Delta faucets
  • Corian countertop with teak inlay
  • Custom under counter refrigeration
  • Black & Decker toaster oven
  • Sharp Carousel microwave
Forward Stateroom
  • Split 'V' berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Teak cabinetry with satin finish
  • Custom headliner with recessed lighting
  • Teak valance boards
  • Indirect lighting
  • Custom wallpaper
  • Anchor locker access
  • Ample storage
  • 110V outlets
  • Dimmer switches
  • Custom teak ventilation hatch
  • Overhead rod hangers
  • Corian counter-top
  • Teak & holly sole
  • Galley Maid electric head
  • Walk-in stall shower
  • Corian vanity top with teak inlay
  • Stainless steel sink
  • Delta faucets
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet with storage
  • Teak cabinetry with satin finish
  • Custom wall paper
  • Custom headliner with recessed lighting
  • Dimmer switches
  • 110V outlets
  • Teak & holly sole
  • Exhaust blower
Flybridge and Helm
  • Molded fiberglass hardtop
  • Venturi windshield
  • Varnished teak helm pod
  • Single lever controls
  • Custom steering wheel
  • 5-Rod rocket launcher
  • Rupp triple spreader outriggers
  • Bridge cover
  • Bench seating with storage
  • Merritt helm seat
  • Varnished teak cap rails
  • Non-skid deck
  • Robertson AP 300X autopilot & remote
  • Simrad autopilot
  • Horizon multi screen speed/depth/sea temp.
  • Gauge package
  • Bennett trim tab switches
  • Ritchie compass
  • Electronics breaker panel
  • Furuno NavNet with radar, sounder and GPS chart plotter
  • Northstar 952X GPS chart plotter
  • ICOM IC-M127 VHF radio
  • New Standard VHF radios, tower and bridge, 2012
  • Newmar transducer, 2012
  • Sidescan transducers, 2012
  • Simrad NSE8, 2012
  • Intellian I-3 Sea Max Sat receiver, 2013
Electrical System
  • Northern Lights generator, approx 1700 hrs.
  • 12V DC
  • 110V/220V AC
  • Overload protection with magnetic breakers in the panel
  • Amp & volt meters
  • 24,000 BTU air handler and compressor, new 2012
  • Air conditioning digital control system, new 2014
  • New 2018 Battery Charger
Hull and Deck Details
  • Thru hulls
  • Custom triple stripe boot top
  • Anti-fouling paint
  • Custom spray rails
  • Over-sized cockpit door
  • Varnished teak transom
  • Varnished teak toe rail with stainless chafe strips
  • Varnished teak half round trim
  • Struts
  • Zincs
  • Stainless steel shafts
  • NiBral 4-bladed propellers
  • Trim tabs
  • Non-skid walk ways
  • Stainless steel grab rails
  • Running lights
  • Anchor locker
  • 2 Bow chocks
  • 2 Bow cleats
  • 2 Amidships cleats
  • Stainless deck fills
  • New fuel tanks
  • 400-gallon fuel capacity, (2 tanks x 200 gallons)
  • 40-gallon fresh water capacity
  • Teak deck, new 2014
  • Custom varnished teak bulkhead & cockpit boxes
  • Custom varnished cockpit station with single controls, custom steering wheel & start/stop buttons
  • Oversized bait freezer (port)
  • Refrigerated drink box (starboard)
  • Overhead lighting
  • 2 Stereo speakers in overhang
  • Custom aluminum bridge ladder with teak steps
  • 4 Lee swivel rod holders,  gunwhale mounted
  • 4 Rod holders mounted on tower legs
  • Teak covering boards, new 2014
  • Teak cockpit, new 2014
  • Oversized free-flowing live well
  • Lazerette access
  • Under gunwhale storage boxes
  • Full size Murray tuna chair
  • Over sized tuna door
  • Salt & fresh water wash down
  • 50-amp shore cord
  • Outlets for kite rods or deep drop rods
  • Fuel gauges
  • 2 Stern Hawse pipes
  • 2 Stern cleats
  • Manual Halon fire pull
  • Cockpit cover
Engine Room and Mechanical Details
  • Repowered in 2001 with Twin 450 hp  Cummins Diamond Series 450C diesel engines, approx 3400 hrs.
  • ZF transmissions
  • Racor fuel filters
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • Awlgripped angle iron stringer caps
  • Halon Fire Boy bottle
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering
  • Bilge pumps
  • High water alarms
  • Batteries
  • Eskimo ice chipper (dumps in cockpit)
  • Watermakers Inc., water maker
  • Oil exchange system
  • Ample overhead lights
  • Snow White paint scheme
Improvements and Updates

2012: Bottom Work - All work done by Merritt's Boatyard indicated as (MBY)

  • Bottom soda blasted (MBY)
  • Entire keel re-glassed (MBY)
  • Lifting stakes repaired (MBY)
  • Hull epoxy/primed (MBY)
  • 3 coats of bottom paint applied (MBY) 2012/2013
  • Old Boot stripe removed; new boot stripe painted (MBY)
  • All old transducers removed, filled in and re-glassed

Rear Deck and Lazarette:

  • Deck removed (MBY) 2011
  • Entire cockpit floor and frames rebuilt (MBY) 2011
  • Fuel tanks removed and replaced (MBY) 2011
  • Glassed-in area under, for vapor barrier (MBY) 2011
  • Removed rudders, rudder post; sandblasted, repainted and reinstalled (MBY) 2011
  • Repainted entire Lazarette
  • New fuel lines and water lines replaced under cockpit deck
  • Teak deck by Victor Sanchez woodworking (new in 2001)
  • Removed/rebuilt port bait freezer by Ron Buss 2012
  • New covering boards by Victor Sanchez 2012

 Interior Updates:

  • Redesigned and recovered couch, Castro Interiors 2013
  • New window curtains, Castro Interiors, 2013
  • New transparent front window coverings, Castro Interiors 2013
  • New carpeting 2014
  • New custom-built dinette table and seating with storage below, 2013

Exterior Updates:

  • Exterior repainted from rub rail up, 2014
  • New isinglass on flybridge by C-Worthy Canvas, 2012
  • New cockpit cover, 2013
  • New flybridge seat covers and backrests, G&G Canvas 2013
  • Flybridge cover, 2013
  • Fighting chair and helm chair recovered, 2013
  • New helm seat cushions 2014
  • New Mezzanine/cockpit seats 2014

Bright Work:

  • Transom stripped, sanded, varnished and clear-coated, 2012
  • All teak stripped and sanded; 5 coats Awlspar and 15 coats Schooners varnish applied

Additional Updates:

  • New 24,000 BTU air handler and compressor, 2012
  • New air conditioning digital control system installed 2014
  • Air conditioning sea strainer added (MBY) 2014
  • Anchor locker repainted
  • Bridge helm station rebuilt (MBY) 2013
  • New trim tab motor and switch, 2014
  • 24V batteries and charger added for teaser/deep drop reels
  • New outlets installed in cockpit, port and starboard
  • New microwave
  • Teak deck, new 2014


  • Repowered in 2001 with twin 450 hp Cummins Diamond Series 450C diesels (MBY) 2001; approximately 3400 hours on engines since new
  • New transmission/gear pucks, port and starboard, 2014
  • New Odyssey batteries (MBY) 2012
  • New fresh water pumps
  • New exhaust riser, starboard
  • New shifting cables, both motors,  2013


  • Cooling system removed and rebuilt
  • New fuel pump
  • New injectors

Water maker / Ice maker:

  • Watermakers, Inc., reverse osmosis system, removed and rebuilt, 2014
  • Eskimo ice maker, serviced 


  • All electronics removed, new panels made
  • Newmar transducer and Sidescan transducers
  • New Simrad NSE8 
  • New Standard VHF radios, tower and bridge
  • New Intellian I-3 Sea Max Sat receiver
  • Simrad autopilot head unit replaced, new pump

Owner's personal items.

Broker's Remarks

JENNIE PIE has benefited from the highest quality workmanship of the Merritt brand. Refit in 2014 under the watchful eye of Roy Merritt with repairs and upgrades made to the hull and its systems.

JENNIE PIE's recent survey in February 2017 attests to the her excellent condition and readiness for a new owner.

A "must see" for the sportfish buyer who appreciates quality!

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Allied Marine is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Merritt's Boat & Engine Works Brokerage.